Pretrial Services Specialist - Supervision
Essential Job Functions
Typical Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Typical Hiring Range: $37,500 - $40,500 annually
Salary to be commensurate with qualifications
El Paso County Benefits
- Work-Life Balance
- 12 vacation days (96 hours, accrued per pay period) annually
- 3 personal days (24 hours) annually
- Hired 1/1-4/30, 3 days (24 hours)
- Hired 5/1-8/31, 2 days (16 hours)
- Hired, 9/1-11/30, 1 day (8 hours)
- 12 sick days (96 hours) annually
- 11 holidays annually
- Employee Fitness Centers
- Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance (click here for more information)
- 2 Onsite Health Centers
- Retirement plan (click here for more information)
- 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Employee Assistance Program (click here for more information)
Provides monitoring and supervision of defendants placed on a Personal Recognizance (PR) Bond to reasonably assure appearance in court and safety of the community while the case is pending adjudication.
- Monitors a caseload of defendants who have been released from jail on PR Bonds. Makes referrals to appropriate support services, utilizes motivational interviewing and evidence-based case-management techniques, and maintains contact with defendants to ensure appearance at scheduled court hearings and compliance with the specific conditions of their release as ordered by the courts.
- Monitors alcohol/drug testing, court dates and/or compliance with other conditions of defendants placed on PR Bond.
- Assists PR Bond Commissioners in completing required revocation paperwork upon condition violation.
- Records, tracks and provides defendant information related to placement or removal from PR Bonds, court date compliance and court outcomes.
- Coordinates alcohol/drug testing or coordinates with outside agency for alcohol/drug testing as required under PR Bond conditions.
- Interacts and coordinates with internal and external staff involved with Pretrial Services, including the supervision process and conditions of PR Bond.
- Collects statistics and information to assist with compilation of monthly/annual reports.
- Assists with assessment/screening of defendants at the Criminal Justice Center as needed.
- Attends workshops and/or meetings as needed.
- Maintains accurate case documentation and files.
- Performs other duties as required.
- Associate's degree in Social Science, Criminal Justice or a related field preferred.
- Minimum two (2) years administrative experience in an office environment required.
- Minimum one (1) year experience in case management or the criminal justice field highly desired.
- Knowledge of court procedures, criminal justice system and Colorado state statutes pertaining to Pretrial Release highly desired.
- Ability to utilize and adhere to the Response to Violations Guide for monitoring defendants.
- Must be honest, trustworthy and possess a high degree of personal integrity.
- Ability to preserve departmental, court, law enforcement, victim and defendant confidentiality.
- Ability to act in a diplomatic and courteous manner to deescalate potentially rude or hostile defendants.
- Ability to use a computer, basic office equipment, databases and Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel and Outlook.
- Ability to work well independently and as part of a team.
- Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the public.
- Must possess strong telephone, public interaction, written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to work within a secured environment and follow strict security guidelines as set by the El Paso County Sheriff.
- Maintain regular and punctual attendance.
- An equivalent combination of related education and experience may be substituted for the education and experience requirements above.
- Must pass conditional post offer background investigation, truth verification examination, motor vehicle record check, and drug screen.
- Must possess and maintain a valid Driver's License.
- Must possess and maintain NCIC/CCIC certification, or ability to obtain within sixty (60) days of employment.
Work primarily performed in an office environment and may be performed in a secured detentions or court facility. Must be able to work a variety of days and times, including weekends and holidays. May be exposed to potentially rude and violent defendants.